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Types Of Syphilis Tests

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If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...syphilis.This article was provided by U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. You can find this article online by typing this address into your Web browser:http://www.thebody.com/content/prev/art6583.html Read more »

3rd tryPlease Help! RPR test reliabilty with Uveitis

Dr Bob, im desperate for a straight answer(no pun intended) I know that immunology is your... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Numbers Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis Cases Climbing in Mississippi

...epidemiologist that specializes in the spread of STDs. Disease-intervention specialists "are the primary tool for controlling that kind of epidemic." While Thompson warned nearly three years ago that the STD/HIV workload issue "requires senior... Read more »
The Body PRO

Growing Syphilis Epidemic Among HIV-Infected MSM in New York City

...causing this behavior? There have been a couple of studies here about small groups of men that are passing hepatitis C. So is that kind of similar to this? There are definitely a couple things going on. There definitely seems to be a very... Read more »
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small bump on upper penis...syphilis?

Posted by sparkplug, 2 Replies
...Hello all.... six weeks ago....i got intimate with a guy i was kind of dating. We got naked, made out, and did some dry humping (nothing else). i did not notice sores on his penis, and we discussed Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...constitutional symptoms (the latest is my hair falling out in clumps!) has led him to agree that it seems I have an infection of some kind. Seems theres plenty of nasty things out there to catch besides HIV. So my only message to those coming... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in week 5. Doctor confirmed it as syphilis and gave me my first penicillin jab and some medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had... Read more »